Drunken construction worker falls to death


A construction worker died after taking a drunken stroll around the second floor of his housing compound and falling to his death.

Sitthinon Paphanakul, 23, suffered a broken neck and fractures of the skull and ribs in the July 3 accident at temporary worker housing at the PEA Thailand Co. project.

Police said he had been drinking with friends and had stepped out to get some fresh air.

He is survived by his wife, Nongrak Sompong, and 1-year-old son in Korat.